The Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) Guide is intended to both orient and support educators who are planning and implementing creative media projects with young people. The Guide presents a vibrant road map for the learning experience and provides educators with planning tools, examples, and tips for launching and sustaining effective youth media programs. It encourages educators to develop their own approach, with inspiration from an array of instructional materials, embedded video tutorials, and sample youth works from around the globe. The practical ideas shared in this Guide, together with the teaching and learning resources from some of the best thinkers and artists in the field, will, we believe, prove to be an invaluable resource to educators working with young media artists.
Adobe Youth Voices was a ten-year, philanthropic effort of the Adobe Foundation to increase creativity in education. The YouthLearn team at Education Development Center, Inc., Adobe’s lead program partner for the initiative, developed a collection of resources and training materials for the program, including the AYV Guide. The entire collection of curriculum and resources can be found on the Adobe Education Exchange – Youth Media.